Leino’s heroics get Flyers past Stars in SO; playoff berth clinched

It didn’t come down to the final regular-season game this year, but Ville Leino’s goal in the sixth round of the shootout enabled the Philadelphia Flyers to clinch a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. Leino made fellow Finn and Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen look like a fool, moving the puck slightly to the right as the Dallas netminder dove for a poke- check. With a wide-open net in front of him, the second-year player calmly slid the disc home to end the contest. Jeff Carter and Mike Richards scored in regulation …